Elliot Group secures Ropewalks aparthotel operator

Liverpool developer Elliot Group has agreed a deal with hotelier and restaurateur Paul Adams to operate a 116-bedroom aparthotel in the Ropewalks district, as part of an additional phase to its £40m Wolstenholme Square project.

The Times Aparthotel by Vincent hotel will back onto Wolstenholme Square and is near a new passageway being punched through from the square to Seel Street, which is designed to boost accessibility and create more active frontages. The hotel is set to include a rooftop pool.

Elliot Group rooftop bar

Work is expected to start on site in December, with the hotel due to open in December 2017.

Adams, who is behind Southport’s Vincent Hotel and sister operation, the Vincent Café & Cocktail Bar on Liverpool’s Exchange Flags, said the move represents the next logical step for the brand.

“The Vincent brand is about delivering quality service and attention to detail, and these are principles that can be applied to a range of formats. Liverpool’s strong convention and leisure markets as well as the development’s Ropewalks location make an apart-hotel format the natural choice, given the number of multi-guest parties that we expect to use the hotel.

“Offers like our rooftop pool, bar and beauty room will be a nice addition to the Liverpool leisure market and we’re looking forward to revealing further details in due course.”

The Falconer Chester Hall-designed scheme makes extensive use of brick to fit in with the neighbouring Georgian and Victorian buildings. Elliot Group’s managing director Elliot Lawless said the design was subject to a comprehensive design review with Liverpool Council’s officers: “The design review was highly constructive and helped us identify some improvements and adjustments that will make the scheme even more successful. It’s a really intelligent design internally, as it will give the operator the flexibility to offer both single rooms or serviced suites.

“I’m delighted to conclude the deal with and to bring a brand like Vincent to Ropewalks. It’s an intensely urban neighbourhood and Vincent is the perfect brand for it. Paul has a great track record and his reputation will add value to our Wolstenholme Square project and the wider neighbourhood.”

Elliot Group rooftop pool

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Great addition to an up and coming area, this will be run by an established and respected company. More schemes like this and for commercial use as well, will bring the day time scene alive here.
I believe the Shankly Hotel, is already building a roof top pool? The more the merrier!

By Man on bicycle

The quality of the businesses matching the quality if the historic environment in Ropewalks – a brilliant development for an up and coming area.

By Alfie

The section at the top is so so ugly

By Prestatyn love

Liverpool is lucky to have all these great Georgian streets.If we had these in Manchester we wouldn’t need to build all these faceless flats to draw people back to the city centre.

By Elephant

Still need flats because there wouldn’t be enough houses to house the thousands of people moving into the city.

By Byren

Liverpool has streets of these beautiful Georgian houses and squares which wouldn’t shame Kensington(London).It is a shame they were left to go to rack and ruin,as people moved to Southport and the Wirral.I believe from friends of mine in Liverpool that they are now being re populated by professional people?

By Elephant

Yes, they are, they’ve been trickling back since the 80s but has been gathering pace for a while now – Egerton Street, Canning Street, Falkner Street and dozens of others on the up.

By Alfie

As far as I can remember(the name escapes me), LCC sold off most of the present day Ropeworks area to one developer who proceeded to not do too much (Warning signs here for Peel). Now they are springing back to life with many individual
amd mixed uses.
The Georgian Quarter more “up the hill” than here, is seeing a revival too,this is more a residential area for Families and some of the older more spacious homes are being rediscovered.

By Man on bicycle

It’s the combination of nouveau renters and the gentrification of the neighbourhood:- Rentrification I believe it’s colloquially known as.

By Patt

That developer was Chaterhouse I think, then they were sold off to Frenson who weren’t much better and sat on their assets for years. Lots of different owners works better… and some good developers emerging now.

By Alfie

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